Your First Cloud App: Dev/Test a Smart Choice

A cloud environment can serve a company's dev/test needs better than the traditional, internal option, says's Bernard Golden. Here's a breakdown of the key issues, from spiky usage to budget concerns, to consider.n
  • Virtualization
  • Cloud Computing
  • Data Center
Named by as one of the 10 most influential people in cloud computing, Bernard Golden serves as vice president of strategy for ActiveState Software, an independent provider of CloudFoundry. He is the author of four books on virtualization and cloud computing, his most recent book being Amazon Web Services for Dummies. Learn more about him at